• 1979 – 1985

    Bratislava Conservatory (conducting and piano) 

  • 1984/1985

    master courses in Paris (Gerard Devos) 

  • 1985 – 1989

    Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava   

  • 1985 – 1987

    teacher at Bratislava Conservatory

  • 1986/1987

    conductor of Bratislava Chamber Opera 

  • 1987 – 1990

    conductor at State Philharmonic Košice 

  • 1987 – 2001

    conductor-in-chief of Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra 

  • 1990 – 1997

    conductor-in-chief of Chamber Philharmonic Pardubice

  • 1991/1992

    conductor of Prague Symphony Orchestra FOK 

  • 1990 – 2001

    dozent in conducting at Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava (pupils: Igor Bulla, Mario Košik, Miloš Oswald, Branislav Kostka, Marián Lejava etc.)

Róbert Stankovský has collaborated with the following musical bodies: Radio-Philharmonie Leipzig, WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln, Bronx Symphony Orchestra New York, NYCO Symphony Orchestra Toronto, Orchestra Haydn Bolzano, Asturias Symphony Orchestra Oviedo, Novosibírsk Philharmonic, Ukrainian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Filharmonia Śląska Philharmonic in Katowice, Zagreb Philharmonic, with numerous Czech formations (Czech Philharmonic,  Virtuosi di Praga, Bohemia Praha Symphony Orchestra, Karlovary Symphony Orchestra, etc.) and with Slovak formations (Slovak Philharmonic, Capella Istropolitana, Slovak National Theatre Opera Orchestra, State Chamber Orchestra Žilina). Collaboration with choirs: Slovak Philharmonic Choir, City of Bratislava Choir, Lúčnica, Košice Teachers’ Choir, Czech Radio Choir, Bambini di Praga, Osaka Women´s Choir (JP), Veldhovens Kamerkoor (NL).


As opera conductor he has collaborated with Opéra théâtre de Caen and Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie (FR). He has also appeared in concerts in USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea, states of the former USSR, and in Germany, Holland, France, Austria, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain and Italy.